Category Archives: English I CP

Research Groups–All Classes

3rd Period Brianna, Grace, De’Angelo, Dan—A-21 Kendall, Hailey, Haigler—Hagar International Andy, Kerry, Alyssa—Restavek Freedom Foundation Jonathan, Michael, Xavier—Tiny Hands International 4th Period Monica, Catherine, Chloe—Tiny Hands International Audrey, Zoe, Sabrina—Hagar International Meccay, Sarah, Stevie—A-21 Ben, Caleb W., Christian—International Justice Mission … Continue reading

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3/12: ALL CLASSES

English I and English I H classes: Over the next few weeks, you will be working with a team of classmates to research an organization that assists victims of human trafficking, to present the information, and to encourage awareness and … Continue reading

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3rd Period: The Boy in Striped Pajamas & Night

Third Period students: You have watched The Boy in Striped Pajamas, and you are almost halfway through Night. Take some time to reflect on what you have seen and read. What has stood out to you because it is haunting, … Continue reading

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CP: TKAM Ch. 14-18 Questions

In case you forgot them, lost them, or couldn’t download them from NetClassroom, here are your study questions to complete as you read. These should help you pull the important things out of the chapters and focus your reading. TKAM_Ch.14-18ReadingQuestions … Continue reading

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3rd Period: Single Story Assignment

Watch Chimamanda Adichie’s TED talk, “The Danger of the Single Story.” Here is the hyperlink to the talk. Once you have viewed her speech, then answer the following question in a comment to this post. In your own words, what … Continue reading

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Upcoming Assignments: All Freshmen

Thursday, August 18: Objective Test on Summer Reading book Friday, August 19: Written Test on Summer Reading book Monday, August 22: Vocab Exercises 1A-1C Tuesday, August 23: Vocabulary Quiz 1 Pay attention in class for specific details!

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Welcome Students!

Welcome to the 2011-2012 school year! Ninth graders, I will use this blog in addition to NetClassroom to keep you updated on your assignments and other events in class. I will also post links to readings, videos, and other items … Continue reading

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Coffee Talk Resources

Coffee Talks start next week! When your rubrics are finalized, I will post them here. Here are some sites that may be helpful in your Coffee Talk Preparation: Shmoop, “How to Read a Poem” Poets. org: information on poems, poets, … Continue reading

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English I CP: 10/29

Two things to prepare for next week: Vocab Quiz 6 is Monday. STUDY! Your words are up on quizlet. Don’t forget to order your copy of Night. If you forgot how to do this, see the blog post with more … Continue reading

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English I CP: 10/28

Sorry we didn’t get to be in the media center today. I enjoyed our discussion in class, however, and it seems like you all know quite a bit about the Holocaust from your trips and from your reading. Good news: … Continue reading

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